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· February, 2008

Stories about Iran from February, 2008

Iran:Persian Art

Kourosh Ziabari talks about the importance of Persian miniature, painting and architecture.The blogger also gives a link to Iranian great painter, Mahmoud Farshchian, where we can watch his great paintings.

Iranian web editor arrested for criticizing Khomeini’s grandson

Hossein Nobakhtian, the managing editor of the banned conservative Iranian website Nosazi (Renovation) has been detained for criticizing Khomeini’s grandson.

Iran and Israel: foes forever or future friends?

The online video posted by the Century Foundation regarding the relations between Israel and Iran and the geopolitical forces that are behind this situation has several bloggers discussing their ideas...

Iraq: Kissenger and the Persian Dreams

‘Kissinger thinks (or at least he pretends to think) that Iran has dreams of rekindling old Persian dreams of domination. He also says Bush will be looked upon more favorably...

Iran: Islamist bloggers hail Imad Mughniyeh

Iranian leaders, including the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, expressed their condolences to Hezbullah's chief Hassan Nasrallah, after the killing of Imad Mughniyeh, one of the militant group's top commanders,...

Iran:Governor of Basra accused Iran of plotting his assassination

We read in Juan Cole’s blog that Al-Hayat reports in Arabic that the governor of Basra, Muhammad Misbah al-Wa'ili, has charged the Iranian deputy consul in that city of plotting...

Iran:Resistance against security forces in Tehran

Several bloggers including Schrr have reported[Fa] that today in Sadeghyeh in Tehran,while security forces wanted to arrest a young girl,many people came to help her.Here is a video film about...

Iran:UN report on Iranian nuclear activity

Negarakha says[Fa] a UN report on Iranian nuclear activity just got announced and we don't know that we should be happy or sad. The blogger says while Iranian government celebrates,western...

Iran:Persian Arts Festival Celebrate New Year in N.Y.

Persian Arts Festival celebrates Norouz (Iranian New Year) at Queens Museum of Art in New York.Persian Arts Festival has joined forces with the Queens Museum of Art to present a...

Iran: Save Stony Lion in Hamadan

Parviz Imani has published several photos of a 2000 years old (or more) Stony Lion in Hamadan in Iran. The blogger says[Fa] such a monument should be preserved in much...

Iran:Exposition on environmental protection

Avayeh mohitzist (means voice of environment) says[Fa] the seventh international exposition on environmental protection in Iran was a failure. The blogger adds factories and companies that are responsible for destruction...

Iran: From Prague to Iran

Michal Svec, a young Czeck man has published several photos of his trip to Iranian cities.

Iran:A petiton against Google Earth

More than 4000 people have already signed a petition against Google Earth. The petiton that says: “dear Administrators of Google Earth, we, the undersigned, through this letter, protest your irresponsible,...

Iran:Three workers were whipped

According to [Fa] several bloggers including Salam Democrat,three workes who had been arrested last year for participating in May Day( Workers’ Day) ceremonies,were whipped in city of Sanandaj in Kurdistan.The...

Iran:14-Year-Old Girl Stoned to Death by Father

According to[Fa] Varesh, the authorities say that when a man found out about his 14 years old daughter’s relationship with a boy, he took her to the mountains around the...

Iran:Solidarity with jailed leftists students

Azadi-barabary blog has published several photos of demonstrations in Europe and USA to support jailed leftist students,on 16th of February.

Iran: A cartoon about elections

Nikahang, journalist and a leading cartoonist, has published a cartoon about Iranian elections.

Lebanon: Escalations Continue

“Hizballah and Amal continue to pit the Lebanese Shiite community against the rest of their compatriots in an effort to satisfy the agendas of their regional allies,” remarks Blacksmith Jade,...

Iran:A film about “friendly” violence

Jomhour from Iran, has published a film that shows that violence has become for some people an entertainment.

Iran: Virginia Tech shooting as a piece of Theatre

Kosoof,a leading photo blogger, has published photos of a theatre group protesting against bad conditions of their workplace in Tehran. This group wants to play Cho's Manifest, the story of...

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